Academic Catalog


Course Code: 2400152
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: History
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
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Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 2400151
The course set above should be completed before taking HIST152 HISTORY OF EASTERN AND WESTERN CIVILIZATIONS II .

Course Content

This course aims at giving the first year students an introductory knowledge of different geographical notions of development of civilization in a historical and thematical perspective. It is the continuation of History of Eastern and Western Civilizations I where a basic overview about the general world history is given to the student, covering Mesopotamia, ancient Anatolia, China, Africa, America, the Indian subcontinent and an introduction to the European cultural history. In addition to HIST 151, this course deepens the understanding of the Western civilization entering into the details of historical events from the perspective of the Renaissance, Enlightenment, 19th century Romanticism and post-modernism.